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the unions that helped reelect president obama actually be willing to hurt the economy and hurt the obama economy at a time when you've got a big backlash against unions? worry on the part of the public about pension costs for government employees. michigan passing a right to work law so you don't have to join a union in one of the most unionized states anywhere and demise of twinkies when a bakers union refused to accept any concessions at all on retirement costs. it is always money at heart of the these disputes and unions seem to be getting harder and harder edged about this. let's remember unions represent less than 7% of the private workforce in this nation. they represent 40% of the government workers. here we've got a private union strike that could happen starting this coming sunday t could be crippling. which means they will sell it fast. heather: neither said no to renewing talks. the national trade associations, they have even appealed to president obama use the taft-hartley injunction to hold off this strike for 80 days. >> reporter: right. to force them to get back to the tab
for obama by about a 15 point margin. these are people who do not think the economy is doing well, yet they stayed with the incumbent. the same was true on a personal level. people who said their personal financial situation was no better or worse, same as it was four years ago, voted for obama. there was a sense that the people in the middle, the people who were not enthusiastic, they did not think it was a disaster ended up staying with the incumbent, which is remarkable. i think it reflects some of the problems that it wrongly based in terms of building confidence. some of the fundamental problems were they're going into the election and were their coming out. there is one example that exemplifies problem. the as to is more to blame for the economic problems. 53 percent said george w. bush was to be waived. the damage the republican party has taken over the past six- eight years is still resonating with the american public. i think obama was able to get four years of about the economy and still get reelected because of the position the republicans are in. that brings me to the final
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